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Rejuvenating immunity: “anti-aging drug today” eight years later

Mikhail V. Blagosklonny _

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Oncotarget. 2015; 6:19405-19412. https://doi.org/10.18632/oncotarget.3740

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Mikhail V. Blagosklonny1

1 Cell Stress Biology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY, USA

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Keywords: mTOR, TOR, gerosuppression, rapalogs, lifespan, longevity, diseases

Received: February 16, 2015 Accepted: March 28, 2015 Published: March 31, 2015


The 2014 year ended with celebration: Everolimus, a rapamycin analog, was shown to improve immunity in old humans, heralding ‘a turning point’ in research and new era in human quest for immortality. Yet, this turning point was predicted a decade ago. But what will cause human death, when aging will be abolished?

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